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>> good morning, thanks for joining us, here's katie -- i'me marzullo, here is lisa argen is a quick look at the weather. >> a little bit of cloud cover. we have fog not only in santa rosa but as you get toward san francisco. be careful. numbers dropping into the upper 20s inland, upper 30s right now in oakland with 38 on the coast. by noontime we will be into the 50s. and by this afternoon, 3:00, 4:00, we see numbers from the upper 50s to low 50s. a low warming trend. another chilly night.
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will we see any rain? the answer is coming up. >> we know now who killed a woman who was found dead in the terrell of a san francisco hospital. the report is not sitting well with friends of lynn spalding. >> this is the autopsy report for 57 year old lyhn spalding. she was found dead 17 days after she was reported missing from her hospital room. the medical examiner's report said she died ethanollism. it refers to alcohol. it has the family county very upset. >> now this they have added this as a secondary cuss of death, acute alcoholism by history, that is gratuitous and not necessary. that is not why this lead died. >> he also said the family was supposed to see the medical
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examiner's report before the media, which he said went the case. >> i certainly will pursue through various avenues that there be some investigation into the way this particular case has been handled, whether it's through a regulatory agency or whether it's through your grand jury. >> some of spalding's friends say they are angry bus they feel the report blips the victim. they said the spalding would still be alive if the hospital had not lost her and they still don't really know how she died. we had the report explained. >> the electrolight imbalances with a liver whose inability to compensate for them resulted in a collapse of her heart or her brain resulting in death. >> ama daetz, abc7 news. a student opened fire with a shotgun at a colorado high school. it happened ady before the one
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year anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shooting in connecticut. yesterday they said pearson entered into the high school and shooting a student before killing himself. we have details about the gunman. >> terror on the campus of colorado's arapaho high school, where 18-year-old carl pearson, a senior at the school, armed with due molotov cocktails and a shotgun opened fire inside the school. >> he shot her and she came screaming down the stairs help me, help me. >> running military sky and i looked, and double looked, and it was a shotgun. the gunman called out the name of a teacher seen in this facebook photo, tracy murphy. >> he knew he was the target and he left that school in an effort to troy to he courage the shooter to also leave the school. >> a 15-year-old student who suffered a significant gunshot wound is currently listed in
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critical condition. >> armed deputies rushed into the school. >> from the time in the deputy called out the incident until the time that he discovered the shooter's body, was within five minutes. >> hundreds of students were evacuated from campus with their hands held high above their head. a similar scene that reminded many here of the columbine killings where 14 years ago and eight miles away 13 people were gunned down. >> you guys are not that far from columbine. it had to be in everybody's mind. >> it was he is surreal because in colorado unfortunately we've had so men of these in sinces. >> colorado is one of the states enacting tougher gun laws, including beening high capacity round magazines. this incident involved a shotgun, though. abc news, los angeles. >> in about an hour president obama and michelle obama will
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observe a mommy of silence and light candles in memory of those killed at sandy hook school. local officials say it's time to start minding behind the constitution and create stronger gun laws. >> in the name of second amendment we cannot use that to kill more children and kill more babies. >> several events are being held around the bay area throughout the day. we have information on our website. abc7news.com under "see it on tv.." happening today there will be several gun buyback events around the bay area. our media partner, "the mercury news" said san jose will handing out gift considered for working guns, rifle, and other weapons. it will be held at 9:00 at our lead of guadalupe church. and there will be a buy back event in youth uprising on mcarthur ball verdict. one hundred dollars and $200
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cash will be given there. and also tennessee street at 9:00 a.m. a man suspected in a series of bank robberies may be connected to a failed bank heist and kidnapping 35 years ago. christopher wooten was shot after an attempted bank robbery in novato and the chase. they believe he's the cotten ball bandit who robbed 10 other banks since september. in 1978 he and another woman abduct add woman during a botched oil painting robbery and was released from prison if 1990 into we are more details of a high school band in san jose who was robbed of its fundraising money. this is the oak grove band in concert last night. an armed guard will now be at every wednesday night bingo fundraiser. a man with a gun took up to
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$5,000 from the weekly game. earlier this week. surveillance cameras will also be added. wet service has been restored in nearly all of milbrae after a series of water main breaks that happened between thursday night and yesterday. it affected more than 1,000 households. their pipes may have burst because of the cold snap or because they are 65 years old. the repairs will cost cash-strapped mill bay about $1 million. the cold weather, if that's the cause there, can do a lot of damage, and it can be very, very cold if you are out in it. >> yes. but here in the low to mid-40s. up in the north by we are in the low 30s. more frost for parts of the by area. it's the seventh spare the air day today. we will talk about our poor air quality and whether or not we will get rain before christmas. the forecast coming up. >> still to come, plane versus bird.
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leader nelson mandela. the military handed over nelson's flag draped coffin this morning. later today he will be flown in eastern cape in preparation for his funeral tomorrow. he died at age 95 last week. his body lay in state for three days, drawing huge crowds of south after kansas. there will be a gather today at u.c. berkeley to pay tribute to nelson mandela. it take place from three to five this afternoon at u.c. berkeley's main campus. passengers on an alegient is okay after an emergency landing. >> you heard the landing gear come up, and then we heard a thump and you kind of felt it, and then the plane smarted smelling like burnt feathers and
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burnt flesh of some sort. >> i was like when is that smell, what is going on? i said please just make it there alive. >> scary. the interim director at the stockton airport said stuff follows strict main innocence routine but there's no way to guarantee that birds won't get close to engines. >> two other people walked away from a plane that went down last night near lake immediate. the plane clipped a fence at a nearby rock yard where it tried to land and then skid today a stop. it was ons its way to north las vegas from ads. investigators are looking into when led to the emergency landing. new details this morning. the two bart workers who were killed on the tracks in october were facing in the opposite direction of the train that hit them. that's according to autopsy reports released last night. two pen, mr. sheppard and mr. daniels, were inspecting the tracks during the bart strike.
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the investigation shows neither person was acting as a lookout. the autopsy was released as bart and its unions try to resolve a last minute dispute over a costly family leave clause mistakenly left in the new contract. talks resume next week. >> a man is dead after being shot and killed by los angeles police after a high-speed chase in a corvette. the man went through the streets for good an hour before slamming into another car. he tried to one. one officer pulled the trigger, killing him. police officers tried to pull the man over for reckless driving. new details this morning about the health effects of e-cigarettes. a suddendy in the journal nicotine and tobacco resource say e-cigarettes are a source of secondhand nicotine. they said smokers inhale more
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nicotine because they tend to breathe deeper. they are not regulated. san francisco valley's performance of the nutcracker was interrupted last night when a fire alarm went off. the war memorial opera house had to be evacuated. we received these pictures from viewers. so there was no fire, but the event turned out to be an opportunity for fans to take pictures with a few of the stars, including the rat king. after a quick run-through by security, the show went on. it's quite a skier's weekend in tahoe. both squaw valley and resorts are open. despite two feet of snow from last week's storm, both resorts have snow makers going full time which puts them in good company. >> they are a using snow milking right now to get proposed for the olympics in sochi. here at lake tahoe, we are in the same position where we are able to offer skiers and riders open terrain and unable them to still get out there and enjoy the conditions.
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>> the other side of the story is without snow makers, squaw valley and alpine meadows would most likely be closed. the drought has been that severe. >> 5.9 inches for the year. that's the driest january on record. >> not good news. >> no. and the next closest year was 9 inches in 1917. so we are really dry. we are going to try to work on that. but we have the cold for sure this morning. live doppler 7hd where the fog has been a problem in san francisco. also in santa rosa. but it is below freezing not only by the delta, but also in santa rosa. so a very chilly start. contrast that to the mid-40s in san francisco. it doesn't feel too bad here. but we have another spare the air day. from our exploratorium come raw, you see the mid-40s from the cities and upper 30s in oakland. a cool start with you with only 34 on the peninsula. half moon bay sitting at 37. loss got toes a chilly 36.
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emeryville, fog earlier and we are looking at the frosty 29 in santa rosa, 30 napa, petaluma 28 and upper 20s by the delta. concord at freezing and just above that in livermore. we have an offshore flow that should wipe the fog away. but before now and then we are looking at some of the dense fog in the city and it comes up on you out of nowhere. be careful. so our seventh consecutive spare the air day with a milder put earn not only beginning today, but tomorrow you will probably notice it more, and then right on through monday. but will it include any rain? we will get to this in just a moment. so we've had the poor air quality, the hazy conditions at the surface in the north by. but today the poorest air quality should be in the south bay around the santa claraville. elsewhere it's medium and you will probably notice the haze on the horizon as you look on out throughout the day today. so we have high pressure not only right off the coast but inland. that's allowing for an offshore
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flow. that's why i think the fog will get chewed up today and sunshine at the beaches. the wes are going to kick up tomorrow. it will be pretty dangerous out there if you are head today the beaches and pretty tempting because it will be nice and sunny right on through the next several days. yes, it looks like through the weekend, as well. we have a couple cold fronts that will visit us. it won't do much except drop our temperatures by the middle of the week. look what happens tomorrow in san jose. going up to a high of average at 61. then by monday we are up to 70. pretty much the same on tuesday. here comes the cold front. no rain. it drops the numbers. then we recover for another dry weekend into next weekend. so if you are having any plans this morning in the east bay in particular, the wall nut creek half-marathon starting at 7:00. the sun coming up right after. 32 degrees. you saw this earlier with our panel. very chilly in the east bay valleys. by noontime, 53 degrees.
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back home numbers ranking from the upper 50s half moon bay with the offshore winds. san francisco. 61 on the peninsula. low 60s in san jose, 63 in isn't cruise. spare the air day and the accuweather seven-day forecast, milder tomorrow, warmest on monday, slightly cooler tuesday into wednesday. the coolest days only partly cloudy. thursday. and more sunshine friday. abc7 news has another great weather resource for you to follow. that's live doppler 7hd on twitter for the latest bay area weather conditions rain or shine, plus get video forecasts, spare the air alerts, power outage info and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. so maybe it's a good idea to get the tree if that's on your agenda. >> thank you. employees at a bay area technology parting are getting out of the office and ditching the party to give a school a complete makeover. lilian kim has the story. >> they are certainly not used to this kind of work, but they are having fun.
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>> i'm enjoying it, yeah. i've learned a lot about how to cut the paint, you know, and using the roller in the center. >> santa clara kit maker nvidia is ditching the holiday party. instead they are using the honey and 1500 of its employees to help transform a school. san jose's middle school is getting everything from a resurfaced black top to new baseball fields. the students caught a glimpse of the improvements before they headed out on a field trip. they were asking is this for us? yes, it is for you. the community is doing it for you. >> the cost of the project is over $1 million. paid for by nvidia, the city of san jose and the school district. nvidia has been doing this for seven years. the idea to ditch the holiday pert kim up shortly after 911. >> we can all eat dinner at night, we all had good jobs, we all knew we were employed in the morning. and to go out and celebrate again just didn't seem like the right thing. >> the idea stuck even as the economy improved.
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a stereotype not all techy's adore. >> the flashy buss and free lunches, it maybe gives a bad impression but we are good people and we try to give back to the community as much as possible. >> and no one has any regrets about not having a company party. >> we are actually bonding better. the party, you have a lot of fun, but here you have a different kind of fun. >> having fun while helping those who need it most. in san jose, lilian kim, abc7 news. >> next from toddler to brothers to fathers. the holiday tradition that's been going on
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>> michigan is buried in snow but it doesn't prevent the surfing. the water is just 45 degrees. waves of great. surfing in such cold weather requires wet suits in thermal interior and specially-sealed seems. >> eyelashes can freeze and feet get cold but i'm probably warmer than you are right now.
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>> i find that very hard to believe. these guys have another couple of weeks before the lake freezes and the surfing season ends. yikes. once you have those icicles on your eyelashes -- >> spanning more than three decades. it started in 1980. michael guy sitting on santa's almost. by '84 his brother joined him and over the next three decades it was a scene repeated over and over and now they have passed on the tradition to their children, who join them in the nearly picture. there they go. they hope to continue it far into the future. very cute. today a thousand south bay valleys will receive holiday gifts thanks to the hard work of hundreds of people. they have collected hundreds of presents over the last few months. last night they wrapped them in san jose and they will distribute them today throughout santa clara county. this is the toy drive's 29th year. could you use an extra $7,000 this holiday season? that's how much you could win
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just for helping abc7 news fight hunger in the by area. when you click "give where you live" on our facebook page we will donate a dollar to the bay area's feeding america's food banks for you and you will be entered to win $7,000 cash. just think of all the good you could do with that money. we will announce the winner on december 19th. go to abc7 news facebook page and help us give where you live and spread the word so your friends can help too. san francisco mayor ed lee is the latest city leader to be immortalized on the bulls of john's grill. his picture was unveiled at the restaurant yesterday. he joins the late mayor moscone, william randolph hearst and abc7's own carolyn tyler. and another school shooting the day before the anniversary of the newtown, connecticut tragedy. what one bay area school is doing to help stop the violence. and the san francisco
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exploratorium expands into new territory. we will show you the provocative exhibit that to change
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>> welcome back, everyone. coming up at 5:29 we with want to start with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> katie, i'm watching the temperatures drop further. in fact, we have dropped to 29 degrees in santa rosa. it is frosty out there in the north bay with 30 in napa and getting pretty close. it's not 9 in hayward, but we are looking at temperatures in the 30s. 37 in fremont and look at the mid-30s from san ramon to livermore. the warmer number here in san francisco, but we do have fog. here's the plan for the rest of the day. a spare-the-air day today. especially the air in the south bay. the santa claraville will be haziest, but elsewhere around the by we will look for the temperatures to warm up. with the warmer temperatures, the poor air quality. so we will talk about how warm it's going to get through the rest of the weekend and the look into next week, whether or not we see any raindrops. katie. >> lisa, thank you.
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this morning president obama is marking the one-year anniversary of the school shooting in new town, connecticut. in just under an hour the president and first lady will observe a moment of silence and light candles in honor of the 26 children and he hadkytors who were killed at the school. in his weekly address president obama says more must be done to prevent such tragedies. >> we haven't yet didn't enough to make our communities and our countries safer. we have to do more to keep dangerous people from getting their hands on a gun so easily. we have to do more to heel troubled minds. we have to do everything we can to protect our children from harm and make them feel loved and valued and cared for. the president also says the real change won't come from washington, but from the american public. since the new town shooting, a bay area school has led the way in online discussions on gun violence and what students can do to stop it. education reporter leeann melendez tells us more.
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>> i hope that people with mental health issues will be given professional help instead of guns. >> i hope they will do background checks for new gun owners. >> their thoughts are words and words turn into action. these eighth graders at the middle school created hand cut-outs and wrote messages starting with "i hope." when done they uploaded the picture of their message on to a website called uclass.org. one of the featured online lessons is called hands of hope. >> they really wanted to figure out a way to help teachers teach about sandy hook. events like this are very difficult to teach about. that when tragedies happen, when are things you have done in response to this. >> jessica, a teacher, cowrote the lesson with a former u.s. congresswoman gaby giffords, herself a victim of gun violence.
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and with the parent of a child who was killed at sandy hook. other teachers around the nation who log on to the website follow her lead. hannah phelps, a student, says it's raising awareness. >> people are aware of what's happening and people can reach out to each other and help each other in times like this when people aren't really sure what's happening. >> i hope people of all races, sexual orientations and ages will choose to come together instead of bullying each other. i think most people know about it but they just don't know what to do about it. >> they hope it is a starting point about more discussion about what it means to be safe in schools today, how do we make sure we are safe and how do we integrate those conversations into school. >> all fourth and eighth graders at the school have already completed the hands of hopeless son. in los altos, leeann melendez, abc7 news. happening today, volunteers will lay wreaths on headstone at san francisco's presidio
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national cemetery to honor veterans. it's part of wreaths across america held every year on the second saturday of december. more than 400,000 wreaths will be placed nationwide by more than 150,000 volunteers. for more than 40 years san francisco's exploratorium has been no one mostly for hands on science and art. now they are are ex-planning with exhibits that focus more on how people feel, think and interact. didn't ashley shows us an unusual exhibit on mental health. >> step inside the changing face of what is normal. >> the core of the exhibition are these objects that were discovered in the attic of a men it will health facility in upstate new york. the objects are now on lone to the exploratorium in san francisco, providing a rare gimp into the lives of psychiatric patients over the last 100 years. these ever 9 things patience brought with them to the psychiatric center and left behind when they moved or passed
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away. the staff would carefully pack up the belongings and store them in the attic. >> when the hospital finale closed in 1995, there were more than 400 suitcases and trunks there. employees volunteered, took their own time to wrap hem up and turn them over to the new york state museum. >> then a couple years ago, john launched a kickstarter pin with an online video to raise money to photograph those objects. >> it's almost as if it were a time company soul that was put away and forgotten about. >> the campaign brought in $18,000. more than double john's goal. >> the photographs tell a story, going about the time that the patients lived and the things they chose to bring with them. >> john's pictures are part of the exploratorium's exhibit. >> a box that was mailed to a patient at willard, and you can see it's his wooden leg and some shoes and the leather strap that was used to attach the leg to his body.
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>> miller is a psychiatrist who examined the items along with records. it includes her comparisons about how patience were treated at willard then and how they would likely be treated now. the owner of this trunk was a nurse, admitted in 1914 with a condition known at dimension. >> she did not have a psychotic illness. she had severe depression and she recovered at willard, but she never left. she was admitted at about age 40 and she lived to 102. >> the team that created had exhibit told us the more they learned about the patients, the more they liked and identified with many of them. the team hopes the objects will help visitors relate to the mentally ill in a knew which and take away some of the stigma. >> really get people to understand that that is not a "we" situation, it's really an"
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us" situation. >> the exhibit will be at the exploratorium through next summer. we have a link to their website on you are a website under "see it on tv." ahead on the saturday morning news, the do it yourself online comic strips. how the company is keeping up in the face of overwhelming demand. and taking a live look outside right now at 5:36 from our tam cam. it is a cold one in the north by this morning so stick with us. lisa argen will let you know all the details coming up in her forecast in
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>> welcome back. taking a live look at our sutro cam and the beautiful lights of san francisco and the bay bridge and bait lights. san francisco, a warm thought, if you will, this morning. looking at about 45 degrees n the north bay upward 20s. a real frosty one out there this morning. stec around, lisa argen will fill you in on all the details coming up in her full forecast. in milbrae, the officials are warning residents about a mountain lyon sighting early yesterday morning. if you take a look at the surveillance video, the animal is there. he jumped a six foot sense to get into a pond with a large koi pond. it happened on encino drive near
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the park. it was last seen headed east from the property. people should never confront a mountain lyon, especially if she has cups with her. after lots of complaints the national park service is weeing off a plan to create a satellite parking lot to shuttle visitors in mere woods. on weekends they pan the highway, creating a safety hazard and putting pressure on the creeks. they were considering a shuttle near the trail head burke that idea caused an your roar. the pick are park service said they are looking at established parking lots closer to mill valley. drivers in the east bay should accept road closers and traffic delays today due to the half-marathon. it gets underway at 7:00 a.m. on civic drive. more than 2,000 runners are expected to hit the streets for the event, which is now in its third year. the race will affect traffic minutely in the area and
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neighborhoods that feed on to the street. race day is always exciting. >> and cold. mid-30s. certainly cold out there. a clear sky in the east bay valleys with fog developing in the city. closer to the water or ocean. right now you see a little bit of wind. offshore winds taking charge today. and for the weekend, i'll explain what that means when we return. >> letter, lisa. thank you. also next, the warriors try to ground the rockets. larry beil has the highlights coming up in sports.
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s. >> good morning. glad you are with us. you are looking live at the san mateo bridge. a fair amount of cars there, but no traffic to speak of. you are look at the upper 30s in san mateo. but hang in there, it will warm up to near 60 later today. not a bad temperature considering just how cold it has been in the last few weeks. it's the app that may have changed your facebook news feed forever. this week the creator of the cartoons called bit strips paid a visit to san francisco. jonathan bloom caught up with them for a behind the scenes look at the strips that makes comic strips starring you. >> i looked at this app and the story was a home run and so was the app. no with 30 billion users, bit strips are officially a i think
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thing. the guy who created them finally came up for air to give me the long-awaited interview. >> i have been making comics since i was a little kid. it was the favorite thing to do with my friends. >> that is jacob. but friends call him ba. >> that's what my friends call me. >> he greets his users and introduced the new holiday comics. you can plug yourself in next to frosty. they make new cartoons every day. we have a small team. we have a writers room that's led by me and some of the other cofounders. >> remember the writers room from "dick have been dike." >> after it he flogs his writer and kicks the dog. >> here it is with bit strips, complete with comfy couches that they sent us from toronto. >> we do it in stick figures. we have a stock of index cards. >> eventually the index cards make it on to a giant wall, and if they are looky, taken down and transformed into the full
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collar cartoons you can add your own face to. that's the high-tech look. a lot of work went into it. >> it wasn't just about the likeness of you but being emotion into about it and making it expressive. >> it was used to animate this french political ad. one politician announced her candidacy with bit strips and there was a biography of nelson mandela. >> it goes back to the beginning of huh man history. people communicate with symbols. >> and writing isn't always easy. in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> seattle is creating tough new restrictions on peer to peer ride. there are new rules that would limit ub. he r, lift and sidecar to 100 drivers a being with.
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they will be required to get special licenses and their vehiclings inspected. like many cities, taxi drivers believe the services are affecting business. a spokesperson said the set of new rules is the most extreme the company has seen in the 19 markets where they do business. a lot of conflict there between those services and taxi drivers and everyone just wants to get where they are going, preferably inside a warm car on these mornings. >> yeah, it is freezing out there in many areas around the by. not only the north by but the east bay temperatures continue to drop. we have fog from the protected valleys to the coast here. so each though we are under this strong ridge of high pressure and it remains dry, we have things going on in this part of the country. so live doppler 7hd shows where we have some fog right up against the coast. and a little more should be developing before and after sunrise, which happens well after 7:00. our exploratorium camera with the clear conditions. it's relatively cool in san francisco.
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but compare that to oakland where we've dropped into the upper 30s. 34 on the peninsula with 35 in san jose los gatos and half moon bay at 36 degrees. emeryville this morning, patchy fog. 29 in santa rosa, with 28 in petaluma, 30 napa, and livermore at 34. yes, it is once again frosty out there. it will take some time to warm up. but as high pressure sits overhead, once again, it is a spare-the-air day today. the seventh day this winter season. so with the fog and the hazy conditions this afternoon, we will look for this high to continue to bring us that light offshore flow, bringing a milder pattern tomorrow into monday. in fact, we could see temperatures in some areas reach 70 degrees. so the air quality today, medium around the bay except in the santa clara valley where it is the worst. you will see some of those pollutants as you look out over the horizon.
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illegal to burn throughout the day today. pacific satellite shows a cold front offshore. the storm track deflected well to the north as we have high pressure to the east and west of us. and the flow around that high bringing in a slight offshore wind. it is bringing the gusty isn't ana winds into southern california. but it's also allowing for the clear sky and the cold temperatures. another night of numbers near freezing in santa rosa. then as the afternoon highs get a little milder, the overnight lows will be not quite as frosty, but still typically chilly for this time of year. so as we take a look across the state, those santa anna winds, very gusty conditions and in southern california, going from the the mid-70s today to the upper 70s tomorrow. starting out in the single digits in the sierra nevada. afternoon high 48. 61 in sacramento. once again, we will look for a dry afternoon and temperatures coming up a few degrees today. right where we should be for the
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middle of december with low 60s in palo alto, san jose and oakland today. upper 50s at the coast. santa cruz 63 degrees today. and we will look for another sunny afternoon. if you are headed over to oakland tomorrow where high temperatures will be in the low 60s for the raiders. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. spare the air today. milder tomorrow. monday, tuesday just a few degrees of cooling. a cold front will bring our temperatures down slightly, increase the clouds by thursday, and we are back to sunny conditions on friday. so looks like the next week dry as well. we could be dry right through christmas, the end of the year. >> all right. not good about the rain but i'm glad to see the temperatures warm up. >> right, right. >> thanks, lisa. in sports tonight the san jose sharks open their three-game road trip in nashville against the predators. last night at oracle arena the warriors tried to avenge last week's loss to dwight howard and the rockets. here's larry beil with the highlights in this morning's
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sports. good morning, everybody. warriors backup center jermaine o'neal had surgery on a torn light-troment in his right wrist. could be out about two months. especially troubling on a evening you are facing dwight howard and the rockets. and king honored for his in ducks. played a couple years with golden state. and jeremy lin. warriors down early. harrison barns gliding in for the two-handed slam. you want to see some thunder here. james harden and this is with authority! my goodness. the first quarter. warriors need more from david lee this season. he responds 23 points, 10 boards. but you know when dwight howard, of all people, is hitting threes all alone in the corner and knocks it down. his first three of the year. rockets 7 at the half. third quarter, somebody want to guard james harden, please? he had 26. and spraying, 16 points. and warriors up 1.
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85-84. but patrick beverly, the last guy you are going to worry about, hit big shots late and the rockets win it 116-112. on to the nfl. the 49ers will be reunited with an old friend sunday in tampa. hoping they cone actually see too much of him. that's goldson. he left the 49ers for a $41 million offer from the buccaneers. tight end vernon davis keeps in touch with him. he knows exactly what to expect when they meet on the field. >> i think da'sean is probably one of the most talented guys when it comes to making tackles. he's fast, he's quick. and when he hits you it's a strike. >> you know, it's not like a -- you know, it's not one of those things, it's a strike. he can do it head-on. you know, i enjoy seeing him. especially when he was here. but i'm on the a side of the bar now. college football news, nick
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saban will stay at alabama with a handsome raise after leveraging the texas job which, by the way, isn't even viola can't yet. getting a contract extension worth between $7 million and $7.5 million a year. they paid up to make sure that saven, who led them to three national titles, did not bolt to texas where matt brown is expected to resign. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> next, the results of the $425 million mega millions draw. we will tell you how big the
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>> here are the winning numbers from lift night's $425 million mega-millions draw. 19, 24, 26, 27, 70, meganumber 12. but forget all that. throw those away. nobody won it. the jackpot rolls over to the 21st straight time since a major game revamp in october. tuesday night's jackpot estimated at $550 million. the second largest mega-millions jackpot of. the odds of matching all six numbers are about 1 in $259 million. it was previously 1 in
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176 million. so odds not going in the right direction. >> ♪ dashing through the snow in a one-horse open slay ♪ >> celebrities in san francisco's union square to ring salvation army bells and spread holiday cheer of course yesterday. former reporter don sanchez was there helping to collect donations. the event has become a holiday tradition with more than 100 individuals turning out to boost the 123rd red kettle season in the bay area. happening today, bikers will be hopping on their motorcycles for a good cause as part of its 24th annual toy run. bikers from the golden gate harley club will deliver gifts to sick children at the san mateo medical center. donated toys and cash will be collected during religion station, which begins at 8:30 this morning on corey way in south san francisco. more than 57 motorcycles and
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passengers are expected to take part in today's run. >> next on the abc7 saturday morning news at six, a cause of death for the woman found dead in a hospital stairwell after being missing for weeks. why friends say they are angry at the autopsy results. and out of the office, but on the job. why some techies were flexing
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>> good morning, everyone. it is 6:00 a.m. i'm katie marzullo. we will start off with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. good morning. >> good morning, katie. it is frosty and foggy in spots with the spare the airdy today. our radar and satellite composite overlaid with live doppler 7hd shows we are clear but temperatures have dropped into the upper 20s in the valleys of the north bay. a little fog

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